FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Maj. John Nguyen received the Order of Military Medical Merit from Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle during Doyle's visit to speak with medical service officers May 1 at the Army Medical Department Center and School's Blesse Auditorium. Nguyen, the medical plans and operations officer for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), was nominated for admission into the order because of his commitment to the betterment of Army medicine, dedicated application of his talents, efforts and spirit and his selfless service to the Nation. Doyle is the chief of the Army Medical Service Corps. The Order of Military Merit is a unique, private organization founded in April 1982 to recognize excellence and promote fellowship and esprit de corps among AMEDD personnel.